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dichotomous

[dih-kot-uh-muh s]
adjective
  1. divided or dividing into two parts.
  2. of or relating to dichotomy.
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Origin of dichotomous

1680–90; < Late Latin dichotomos < Greek dichótomos. See dicho-, -tome, -ous
Related formsdi·chot·o·mous·ly, adverbdi·chot·o·mous·ness, nounnon·di·chot·o·mous, adjectivenon·di·chot·o·mous·ly, adverbun·di·chot·o·mous, adjectiveun·di·chot·o·mous·ly, adverb
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